From energy engineers to energy entrepreneurs

20. syyskuu 2018

Great ideas need to be developed into business models to achieve sustainable energy transition.

Studies Cooperation

  • summer_camp
  • EIT
  • energy

Berzelius Prize for Professor Riikka Puurunen

27. elokuu 2018

The Swedish Catalysis Society presented the prize to Professor Puurunen in Copenhagen on 27 August 2018.

Honored Science and art

  • Berzelius
  • catalysis

Marita Niemelä Alumna of the Year 2018 of the School of Chemical Engineering

27. elokuu 2018

Curiosity and constant learning are the driving forces for the Vice President, Engineering and Technology at Neste Engineering Solutions Oy.

Honored Science and art Cooperation

  • alumnus_of_the_year

Students are guided to re-think the design of products and services from the circular economy point of view

4. toukokuu 2018

Sitra and five universities are developing a multidisciplinary study programme in circular economy.


  • sustainainability
  • Circular_Economy

Academy of Finland Flagship funding for Aalto University and VTT to develop new biomaterials

18. huhtikuu 2018

Aalto University and VTT will set up a competence center to develop new materials for securing a sustainable future.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • biomaterials
  • sustainainability
  • bioeconomy

Professor Tuula Tuhkanen awarded grant by Tapani Järvinen Environmental Technology Fund

20. maaliskuu 2018

Tuhkanen has researched the development of environmental analytics and technology and its use for solving practical problems.

Honored Science and art

Aalto University seeking to make Finland a model country for energy storage solutions

13. maaliskuu 2018

Through partnerships and cooperative projects, solutions are being sought to the challenges of energy storage.

Science and art Cooperation

  • energy_storage
  • Metallurgy
  • Metals
  • Circular_Economy

The technology sector is more versatile than girls in middle school had thought

9. maaliskuu 2018

A strong basic degree as well as language and communication skills are central in working life.

Studies Science and art

Cost- and time-effective risk assessment tools needed for biomaterials

21. helmikuu 2018

17 project partners will collaborate in a new Horizon 2020 project to develop a standardized solution for the evaluation of biomaterials.

Cooperation Science and art

  • biomaterials
  • Horizon_2020

Parallel computing to assist in the control and quality control of steel furnaces

7. helmikuu 2018

The results of Christian Westerlund's Master's thesis promote the productivity of the steel industry. The thesis is based on multidisciplinary studies at Aalto University.

Studies Science and art

  • steel_industry
  • parallel_computing
  • functional_materials
  • computer_science

Finland should become a model country for sustainable battery production and the circular economy

17. tammikuu 2018

Growth of electricity powered transport increases demand for lithium batteries. Through strategic cooperation and circular economy expertise, Finland can establish itself as a leader in the battery industry.

Science and art Cooperation

  • CloseLoop
  • battery
  • Circular_Economy

EIT-labelled course generates new talent and future leaders in the mining industry

9. tammikuu 2018

The European Mining Course demonstrates a remarkable quality in terms of internationalization, educational innovation, entrepreneurship and societal impact.

Studies Honored

  • European_Mining_Course
  • EIT

Representatives of Important actor in Nordic research cooperation visit Aalto Bioproduct Centre

19. joulukuu 2017

NOS-N wanted a tour of a high level research unit at which international scale infrastructure plays a central role.

Science and art

  • NOS-N
  • aalto_bioproduct_centre
  • ABio
  • finnish_academy
  • Ioncell
  • chemarts

PhD Mari Lundström appointed as Assistant Professor in the field of Materials Science and Engineering

21. marraskuu 2017

Dean Janne Laine has appointed Mari Lundström, PhD, as a four-year fixed-term Assistant Professor (2nd term) position from 1 December 2017.

Science and art

Aalto's Computer Science placed 73rd in NTU ranking

10. lokakuu 2017

Aalto's Chemical Engineering also ranked among the world's top one hundred universities.


  • ntu_ranking
  • Ranking

Call for Submissions: Radical Relevances Conference

7. syyskuu 2017

First Global Radical Relevances Conference 25.–27.4.2018. Submissions by 30th of September / We invite researchers and artists straddling multiple (or within one) disciplines to submit papers and artworks

Science and art

5 million euro project could see Finland become the model country for the circular economy of metals

27. kesäkuu 2017

Effective recycling would be ecologically-friendly – and accelerate Finland's economy.

Science and art Cooperation

  • Metallurgy
  • Circular_Economy
  • sustainability

Researchers create anticancer nanomaterials by simulating underwater volcanic conditions

12. toukokuu 2017

The novel method enables making nanoclusters of zinc peroxide in an environmentally friendly manner.

Science and art

Metallurgists are needed to fix the sustainability gap

5. huhtikuu 2017

Professor of Metallurgy Ari Jokilaakso’s researches the behaviour of chemical elements at high temperatures. He wants to give students a real understanding of chemical phenomena.

Science and art

Promising results obtained with a new electrocatalyst that reduces the need for platinum

23. maaliskuu 2017

Researchers succeeded in manufacturing electrocatalysts with one hundredth of the amount of platinum that is usually needed.

Science and art Press releases

Aalto University introduced its research to the industrial minerals company Imerys

16. maaliskuu 2017

‘Aalto is an interesting collaboration partner, because you invest in corporate collaboration in addition to high-grade academic research’

Science and art Cooperation

Alexander Frey wants to cut health costs with specialised yeast

7. maaliskuu 2017

The Professor of Molecular biotechnology has harnessed a hardy workforce for tasks such as manufacturing cheap medicines and biofuels.

Science and art

  • tenure_track
  • installation_lectures
  • biotechnology